Category Archives: Australian Coins

2014 Australian Kangaroo Silver High Relief Coin

australian-kangaroo-2014-1oz-silver-high-relief-coin-reverseThe 2014 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin is now available from the Perth Mint of Australia. It is issued as the fifth annual release in a series.

Each coin is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features a high relief image of a kangaroo on its reverse. Pricing of the coin is currently listed as AUS $94.55 (US $88.81), but is subject to change. Continue reading

2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin Issued

2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin (Perth Mint image)The Perth Mint of Australia offers the 2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin as the second annual issue in a series. Each is struck from 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold.

Shown on the reverse of the coin is a head and shoulders likeness of a single koala. Pricing of the gold coin is extremely affordable and is currently at (AUS) 54.09 (US) $ 50.80. Continue reading

Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck Gold and Silver Coins

Donald Duck Gold and Silver Coins (Perth Mint images)The Perth Mint of Australia has unveiled the second issues of its two year programs featuring classic Disney characters with new strikes honoring the 80th anniversary of the beloved bird Donald Duck.

Now available from the Perth Mint are the Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck 2014 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin and the Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin. Continue reading

Transformers: Age of Extinction Silver Proof Lenticular Coins

Transformers Age of Extinction 2014 1oz Silver Proof Lenticular Three Coin PackAvailable now before the actual release of the movie they celebrate are the Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014 1 oz Silver Proof Lenticular Coins. These coins are composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and feature reverse lenticular designs of three of the main movie characters, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Lockdown.

Each features a limited mintage of only 5,000. The coins are available individually, or as part of a three-coin set. Continue reading

Mini Kookaburra Gold Coin Joins Perth Mint Portfolio

mini-kookaburra-2014-half-gram-gold-coin-reverseNow available from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2014 Mini Kookaburra 0.5g Gold Coin. Each is described as "button-sized" and is struck from 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold.

This issue joins two other similar series - the Mini Roo Gold Coins and the Mini Koala Gold Coins. The Kangaroo series debuted in 2010 with the Koala coins following in 2013. Continue reading

Koala and Kookaburra Silver Coins Available from Perth Mint

2014-Australian-Koala-1-Kilo-Silver-Proof-Coin2014-Australian-Kookaburra-Silver-Proof-High-Relief-CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia debuted two new silver coins this month with each offered as the latest issues in larger coin programs.

Available now for ordering from the Perth Mint are the 2014 Australian Koala 1 Kilo Silver Proof Coin and the 2014 Australian Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin. Both are struck from 99.9% pure silver to proof quality. Continue reading

2014 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin

2014-Mini-Roo-0.5g-Gold-CoinUnique and affordable are two words that can be used to describe the 2014 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.

The Mini Roo also offers the opportunity for collectors to obtain a coin struck from a precious metal as this release has a composition of 99.99% pure gold. The coin is available now for AUS $59.50 with no pre-determined mintage cap in place. Continue reading

January 2014 Gold Coin Release From Perth Mint

2014 Wedge-Tailed Eagle Gold Proof High Relief CoinThree new gold coin products appear from the Perth Mint of Australia in January offering collectors a variety of options to choose from.

Of the new releases, two are issued as part of the 2014 Year of the Horse Lunar Coin Program. The remaining strike marks an interesting addition to the Perth Mint line-up as it features a reverse design by an extremely well-known American artist.

More details on each of the new January 2014 Perth Mint Gold Coin products follows: Continue reading

2014 $1 Sydney Holographic Coin Celebrates New Year’s Eve Fireworks

2014 $1 Sydney Holographic Coin (Royal Australian Mint image)New Year's celebrations occur around the world with the city of Sydney, Australia serving as a symbol of just how spectacular those celebrations can be. As part of this year's festivities, the Royal Australian Mint is preparing to issue the 2014 $1 Sydney Holographic Coin.

Offered on the reverse of the coin is a colorful holographic depiction of the traditional fireworks extravaganza displayed in Sydney Harbor every New Year's eve. The design even includes a secret symbol in the center which has yet to be unveiled. Continue reading